Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way


Bingo will continue in Portarlington GAA Centre every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. You will be supporting the Port GAA club who do wonderful work for the youth of the town. Over €2,000 in prize money.


Killenard – Friday July 7 @ 7.30pm. Portarlington – Friday July 14 @ 7.30pm. Emo New Cemetery – Friiday July 28 @ 7.30pm. Ballyadden Cemetery – Wednesday  August 9 @ 7.30pm. Emo Old Cemetery – Tuesday August 15 @ 7.30pm.


This year marks the Centenary of St. Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. To mark this occasion, Bishop Denis Nulty will celebrate Mass in the Cemetery on Friday July 14 at 7.30pm.

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The lucky winner of our free hamper draw held recently at Supervalu, Portarlington, was Michelle Byrne from Cloneygowan. The ticket was drawn out by a young man called Troy. Congratulations Michelle. Thank you all for your generosity during our fundraiser.


Monthly Bingo in Clonaslee Community Centre on Sunday July 9 starting at 3pm, with doors open at 2.15pm. Over €1,800 in prize money to be won. Lots of parking.


Dancing continues every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul.  July 10-Brian McDermott. Come along for a great night out.  Admission €7.  All welcome.


The St Vincent de Paul shop Main St are holding a Coffee day on Friday July 14 from 10am to 5pm for all their customers, in appreciation for all your support to them. Come in for a cuppa & browse around to view all goods available. There will be 25% off all items on the day, with lots of new goods for sale. Raffle on the day for a brand new bicycle, gift hampers & many more prizes. Looking forward to seeing you all on the day.

Get your dancing shoes on!

Portarlington St V de Paul Dance at the Gandon Inn


Are you tired, overweight, slow metabolism? Our mission is to “Get Port Community Healthy”. Join our social breakfast club. Text or call us before you pop in to Portarlington G.A.A. Centre (McCann Park). Mon. – Fri. 8am – 11am. Contact Bernie / John 086 2596618 or 085 1264778.


Laois County Council in participation with Laois Public Participation Network are proud to announce that the Laois Community and Voluntary Awards, 2017 are being held in the autumn. Nomination Forms and details available from Claire Buckley, Community & Enterprise Section or email Closing date for Nominations is Friday July 21 2017.


Results for Thursday June 29. Numbers Drawn 17-23-24-28. No Jackpot Winner.
Jackpot next week €6,200.

Portarlington's U-14's rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

Portarlington GAA News Photo Credit Portarlington GAA

Portarlington GAA Jackpot Clearance Draw on Tuesday June 27 for €6,300. Numbers Drawn 3-11-15-18. No Jackpot winner. Results sheets available locally.

Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar,  Pint O Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.

AS and from June 22  tickets bought in the Portarlington GAA Combined clubs members draw will be entered into 2 jackpot draws, The capped and frozen Port GAA Jackpot of €6,300 and the Combined Club Jackpot of €6,400 ( as of June 29). Smaller prizes remain unaffected.

We welcome all loyal patrons and new patrons of Portarlington Bingo to McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2,000 in prize money.

Portarlington GAA 5K family Fun Run will take place on Saturday July 15 at 11am. Registration from 9.30am in the GAA centre. A.A.I registered. Adults €10-Children €5-Family €20.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

Results-Laois S. C ACFL Div 1B Rd 13. Portlaoise give walkover to Portarlington.
Midlands Park Hotel U16 Football Championship Rd 1 Group A-Portarlington 2-15
Killeshin Crettyard 1-13

Fixtures-ACFL Div 1B League Final  Portarlington Vs Ballylinan. Venue and Time TBC.

U12 Football Div 1 Ballylinan Vs Portarlington on July 12 at 18.30pm.

U16 Football Championship Portlaoise vs Portarlington  on July 13 at 18.30pm.
U14 Football Championship Portlaoise vs Portarlington on July 14 at 18.30pm.
U12 Hurling Div 3 Castletown Slieve Bloom Vs Portarlington on July 19 at 18.30pm.
Junior Football Championship Kilcavan Vs Portarlington on July 26 at a venue TBC.

Colm Maher Memorial Stand, Portarlington GAA

Portarlington Sports News

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 Portarlington Tennis Club

Don’t Miss out!  8 weeks of Children’s Summer Tennis and Free club membership, including access fob, for 2017. Starting this Monday July 3. Total cost €60. Rackets and balls provided. Tennis activities for all abilities from Beginner to match player. Every weekday during July and August. Come every day or only on the days that suit your Summer timetable. To register ring 087 1231135.  Check out the Summer program timetable on Facebook: 

Some Portarlington Lawn Tennis Club Juvenile Members with coach Tony Lok

Some Portarlington Lawn Tennis Club Juvenile Members with coach Tony Lok

Adult Tennis – Social Tennis on Mondays at 8pm. New members are very welcome to our club. To try out our courts ring 087 1231135 to arrange a booking our come on Thursday morning at 11am.

Social Tennis for beginners every Thursday at 11am. Rackets and balls provided. No entry charge.


The AGM of Portarlington Kestrels Basketball club will take place on Wednesday, July 19 in the Killenard Community Centre. The club would also like to thank the people of Portarlington for their generosity at recent street collections and Church gate collections.


Deepest Sympathy to the Molloy family Eneghan, Walsh Island on the death of Paddy Molloy on Sunday June 25. Paddy will be sadly missed by his loving wife Anne (nee Terrett), sons Martin, PJ & John, his extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Walsh Island on Tuesday June 27, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Paddy rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace


Deepest Sympathy to the family of Dora Hickey (nee O’Mahony) Hillcrest Corrig & formerly Broadford Co. Limerick who passed away on Monday June 26. Dora will be sadly missed by her loving husband Dermot, daughter Dara, her uncle Ed, sisters Mary, Lil, Helen & Ann, brothers Denis & Jim, extended family & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Thursday June 29 in St John’s Church Killenard, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Dora rest in Peace.


Grow Community Mental Health Movement meets every Thursday at 7pm in the Jobs Club, Oriel House, Upper Main Street, Portarlington.  If you feel anxious, isolated or depressed why not join us and learn a practical psychology of mental health. Contact John on 086 – 8033126. Website:             Infoline: 1890 474 474